Brenda Baumann

3-D Mammography Increases Cancer Detection

Brenda Baumann, RN, MSN Director of The Breast Center at St. David’s Medical Center   What is breast tomosynthesis or 3-D Mammography? Breast tomosynthesis is the first and only FDA-approved 3-D digital technology that enables radiologists to see your breast in greater detail than traditional mammography. Breast tomosynthesis produces a 3-D image of your breast…

Why I Ride for Team BCRC: Texas Mamma Jamma Ride

On Saturday, September 27th, hundreds of riders will take to the roads of Austin in participation of the 6th Annual Texas Mamma Jamma Ride. The ride raises much needed funds for our agency and 9 other local agencies dedicated to helping Central Texans face breast cancer. This year the brave riders of Team BCRC have pledged to raise $5,000 before the big day…

Dr. Marquez

What Do We Know Now? An Insider’s Look at the Latest Ideas & Findings of America’s Breast Surgeons

Editors note: In May 2014, the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) hosted over 1400 breast surgeons for their 15th Annual Meeting to discuss the latest issues affecting surgeons who treat breast disease. In attendance was Nancy Marquez, M.D., breast surgeon with Capital Surgeons Group, BCRC Board Member, and Chair of our Medical Advisory Committee. Below is…

30 Days of Artists: Marilyn Flanegan | Out of the Darkness

Marilyn Flanegan is a local artist and rowing enthusiast. Her studio, Flanegans’ Muse, specializes in landscape and animal paintings, and designs home furnishings utilizing reclaimed materials. Marilyn describes her art and design work as spare but essential and expressive. A collection of her drawings and paintings were featured in Borderlands, Texas Poetry Review, 2012. She holds a bachelor…